Trump ally Kris Kobach can campaign with replica machine gun, town says

Trump ally Kris Kobach can campaign with replica machine gun, town says

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Parade organizers in a small Kansas town have decided they will not stop Kris Kobach, the Republican candidate for governor, mounting a replica machine gun on a jeep. ‘He’ll be re-elected’: Trump and allies tout the sweet smell of 2020 success Read more The organizing committee for Iola’s Farm City Days had told Kobach’s campaign it would have to remove the replica gun if it wanted the jeep to be part of Saturday’s event. Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state who led Donald Trump’s controversial and discredited voter fraud commission , said that would violate his free-speech rights as a proponent of the right to bear arms. The jeep is also decorated with US flag designs and has a bobblehead of Trump on its hood. Daniel Schowengerdt, an attorney for the organizing committee, said it never intended to “forcibly prevent [Kobach] from entering” the parade. Schowengerdt said the committee now expected Kobach to place an orange cap on the machine gun’s barrel, to show it is a replica, and to mount on his jeep an 11in-by-17in sign saying the parade does not “condone the display of large-scale military weapons”. The sign was also supposed to say: “The Farm City Days committee does support the second amendment.” Matters How U Stand (@MattersUStand) #AP ☛➧➧ Kansas town says Kobach can’t use replica gun in paradeTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Organizers of a small-town Kansas parade have told Republican Kris Kobach that he must remove a replica machine gun from the back of […]

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